visual art

20:20 – 20 years of artists, 20 years of Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on July 22nd, 2014 No Comments
Opening on 26 July, the new exhibition at Bonhoga Gallery is a celebration of both the 20th anniversary of the gallery and the history of its home, the Weisdale Mill. Since its construction in the 1850s the building has gone from meal and barley mill, to butchery and tannery, to art gallery, shop and café.… Read the rest...

Full Fiddle Frenzy concert line-up announced

Posted by on July 16th, 2014 No Comments
Shetland Arts has announced the line-ups, including support acts, for all its upcoming Fiddle Frenzy concerts. This year’s festival, curated by Jenna & Bethany Reid, is all set to be another popular year. Concerts take place every night of the festival, from 3-10 August, giving students taking part in the week the chance to enjoy… Read the rest...

Interview with Ari Shapiro, NPR international correspondent, in Mareel Cafe Bar

Posted by on June 20th, 2014 1 Comment
Ari Shapiro is an NPR international correspondent based in London. An award-winning journalist, his reporting covers a wide range of topics and can be heard on all of NPR’s national news programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Ari Shapiro working in Mareel Cafe Bar Prior to his current post, Shapiro reported from the… Read the rest...

Vikings Live from the British Museum @ Mareel this weekend & next

Posted by on June 9th, 2014 No Comments
Encore screenings of exhibition broadcast. Sundays 15 & 22 June @ 3pm, Mareel. At 3pm on Sundays 15 & 22 June the British Museum and Shetland Arts will present Vikings Live from the British Museum, supported by BP, at Mareel. Vikings Live from the British Museum will offer cinema audiences an exclusive guided tour of… Read the rest...

Bill Brown’s ‘Message in a Bottle’ exhibition opens this weekend @ Bonhoga Gallery

Posted by on June 4th, 2014 No Comments
Exhibition: 7 June – 20 July 2014 Public opening: Saturday 7 June 2014, 11am – 1pm Meet Your Maker event: Saturday 14 June, 10.30am – 4.30pm, & Sunday 15 June, 12 – 4.30pm Children’s Workshop: Sunday 15 June, 10.30am-12pm Marking his return to Shetland following retirement as Head of Ceramic Design at Glasgow School of… Read the rest...